French Vocabulary List: Accommodations and Hotels


Last Updated: October 13, 2021

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Planning to take a trip to a French-speaking destination soon? If so, then you'll need to be able to find accommodation in French!

This list of vocabulary related to hotels and accommodations should come in handy. If not, then it's still a cool list of words to get yourself familiarized with.

From the different types of accommodations to the amenities and services, booking (and paying for) a hotel room should be a breeze with this little guide.

You can also download this list in PDF format to save on your computer or your mobile device. 

AccommodationsFormules de logement
accommodate loger
amenitiesles services
boarding housela pension
chargeles frais (mpl)
cottagele chalet
country lodgingle gîte
efficiencylogement avec cuisine
fire exitla sortie de secours
guestle/la client(e)
guest roomla chambre d’hôte
innl’auberge (f )
motelle motel
resort (spa)la station thermale
resort (seaside)la station balnéaire
resort (winter sports)la station des sports d’hiver
starl’étoile (f )
tent la tente
vacationcamp la colonie de vacances
vacation cluble club de vacances
youth hostell’auberge de jeunesse (f )
HotelsLes hôtels
beauty salonle salon de beauté
bellboyle groom
bill la note
breakfast room la salle des petits déjeuners
check ins’enregistrer
check outpayer/régler la facture
elevatorl’ascenseur (m)
freight elevatorl’ascenseur de service (m)
front deskla réception
hotel ownerl’hôtelier/l’hôtelière
laundromatla laverie automatique
laundry servicele service de blanchisserie
lobbyle hall
loungele salon
luxury hotelun hôtel de luxe
a three-star hotelun hôtel à trois étoiles
nightla nuit
poolla piscine
ratele prix/le tarif
receptionla réception
room and boardla pension complète
room servicele service étage/le
servicede chambre
spale sauna
staffle personnel
tiple pourboire
valet parking attendantle voiturier
RoomsLes chambres
balconyle balcon
bathroomla salle de bains
connectivity chargeles frais de téléphone
double bedle grand lit
room (double)la chambre à deux lits
room (single)la chambre simple
safele coffre-fort
suitela suite
terracela terrasse
twin bedsdes lits jumeaux
viewla vue
the mer.
wireless InternetInternet sans fil

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About the author 

Frederic Bibard is the founder of Talk in French, a company that helps french learners to practice and improve their french. Macaron addict. Jacques Audiard fan. You can contact him on Instagram

  • I love the vocabulary but is there to hear the pronunciation ? I have learned the words which is very helpful for reading. But on a recent trip to France I found being understood was very difficult . I’m sure because I wasn’t pronouncing the words correctly.

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